Satellite-connected Loner Bridge System launches at the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference
Perth, Australia—At the Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference (AOG), Blackline Safety Corp. (“Blackline”) (TSX Venture: BLN), a leading manufacturer of lone worker safety monitoring solutions launches the Loner Bridge System for use throughout Australia and New Zealand. From the Australian Outback to Southern Lakes of New Zealand, employers can now easily and comprehensively monitor the safety of their personnel working alone—under extreme conditions—and in remote locations.
In its 35th year of operation, AOG brings together over 500 exhibiting companies from 25 nations that present the latest innovations to nearly 10,000 energy industry professionals. Blackline is demonstrating it’s work alone solutions— including the Loner Bridge System, standalone cellular-connected devices and its lone worker app for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry—at stand S32 in the health and safety pavilion of the Perth Convention Exhibition Center.
“The Loner Bridge System has become Canada’s industry standard for monitoring personnel working alone, beyond cellular coverage in the remote upstream and midstream oil and gas segments,” said Sean Stinson, Blackline’s VP Sales & Product Management. “Blackline brings this innovation to every industry in Australia and New Zealand where employees work alone in remote locations, empowering the swiftest emergency response possible to every incident including injuries, health events and even assaults or animal attacks.”
Blackline’s Loner Bridge System is a two-part solution that was designed from the ground up to meet the most demanding customer requirements for monitoring the safety of their employees. The Loner Bridge portable satellite and cellular base station manages all communications to the Blackline Safety monitoring network. An industrial-quality radio link connects up to 10 Loner 900 person-worn safety monitoring devices, delivering a real-world range of two kilometers from the Loner Bridge base station. The radio link quality enables personnel to be monitored within complex facilities.